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E 791R-01: OLD ENGLISH

Schedule

 

Office Hours: TTh and by appointment.
sharris at english.umass.edu

We meet every Tuesday 5:00 pm – 7:10 pm in B121.

WEEK 8 Short Bits before All Hallows

    T 22 Oct.

    • Continue with Dream of the Rood

    If there's time, go on to:

    • Durham Proverbs, pp. 302–309.
    • Maxims II, p. 296–301.
    • Deor, pp. 317–321.
    • Hand in a copy of your translation of Deor, first two stanzas. Assignment sheet here.
    • Riddles a, c, and d (PDF of a, c, d.)
    • If there's time: Riddles e, f, and g (PDF of e, f, and g.)

 


Useful Background Reading:

NCH, relevant sections.

     

 

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